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How pandemics spread – Mark Honigsbaum

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In our increasingly globalized world, a single infected person can board a plane and spread a virus across continents. Mark Honigsbaum describes the history of pandemics and how that knowledge can help halt future out...

Authors@Google: Esther Gokhale

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With a fresh approach to a common problem, this self-help guide to overcoming back pain advocates adopting the natural, healthy posture of athletes, young children, and people from traditional societies the world over...

Authors@Google: Christopher McDougall

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Full of incredible characters, amazing athletic achievements, cutting-edge science, and, most of all, pure inspiration, Born to Run is an epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? In s...

Dr. Norman Doidge on Neuroplasticity

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Psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and best-selling author, Dr. Norman Doidge, on his book, "The Brain that Changes Itself", an examination of the most important breakthrough in neuroscience: the discovery of neuroplasticit...

Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison, Exuberance, The Passion for Life

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Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison, professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, speaks about her book "Exuberance, The Passion for Life" at a conference on teacher wellness organized by the Johns Hopkins Cente...

Dr Paul Howard Jones – What is the Internet Doing to our Brains?

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Dr Paul Howard Jones assesses whether the latest scientific findings support popular fears about what technology is doing to us.

Heart Failure

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Euan Ashley and Michael Fowler, professors of cardiovascular medicine at the Stanford University Medical Center, discuss heart failure, a condition that affects nearly 5 million U.S. adults, with an estimated 400,000 ...

Why Some Handle Sleep Deprivation Better Than Others

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Stern's research uncovered a neural network in the brain that accounts for some people's ability to function well despite a lack of sleep.

Authors@Google: Bethenny Frankel

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The Authors@Google program welcomed Bethenny Frankel to Google's New York office to discuss her book, "Naturally Thin: Unleash Your SkinnyGirl and Free Yourself from a Lifetime of Dieting".

Authors@google: Daphne Miller

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Dr. Daphne Miller undertook a worldwide quest to find diets that are both delicious and healthy. Written in a style reminiscent of Michael Pollan and Barbara Kingsolver, The Jungle Effect is filled with inspiring stor...

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